$86k $86k
233k 233k
3.3% 3.3%
3.4/5 3.4/5
Bachelors Bachelors

How much does a Computer Systems Engineer make in the United States?

Average Computer Systems Engineer Hourly Wage in the United States

Computer Systems Engineers earn a median hourly wage of $41.59. Hourly wages typically start from $21.83 and go up to $64.37.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Computer Systems Engineer Yearly Salary in the United States

Computer Systems Engineers earn a median salary of $86,510 per year. Salaries typically start from $45,410 and go up to $133,890.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

93%
Full-Time
7%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.5
SCORE
274
RATINGS
Computer Systems Engineers average a score of 3.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Computer Systems Engineers in the 89th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Computer Systems Engineer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Computer Systems Engineer Earnings

The highest earning Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$64.37
an hour
$133,890
per year
Senior Computer Systems Engineer Earnings

Senior Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$53.17
an hour
$110,590
per year
Experienced Computer Systems Engineer Earnings

Experienced Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$41.59
an hour
$86,510
per year
Junior Computer Systems Engineer Earnings

Junior Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$31.10
an hour
$64,690
per year
Starting Computer Systems Engineer Earnings

Starting Computer Systems Engineers in the United States earn:

$21.83
an hour
$45,410
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Computer Systems Engineer salary comparison

Computer Systems Engineers earn less than 65% percent of Engineering careers. Computer Systems Engineer salaries are in the top 89% of all careers in the United States.

Petroleum Engineer Salary $132k
Nuclear Engineer Salary $102k
Chemical Engineer Salary $98k
Mining and Geological Engineer Salary $94k
Product Safety Engineer Salary $86k
Computer Systems Engineer Salary $86k
Industrial Engineer Salary $84k
Agricultural Engineer Salary $75k
Geodesist Salary $59k
Explosives Worker Salary $52k
Source:

Historical salary for Computer Systems Engineers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Computer Systems Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $55.84 $116,150 # 1
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Maryland $51.69 $107,500 # 2
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Virginia $48.72 $101,330 # 3
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $44.09 $91,710 # 4
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $38.85 $80,800 # 5
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New Jersey $41.65 $86,630 # 6
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Illinois $41.73 $86,800 # 7
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Texas $40.96 $85,200 # 8
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $41.39 $86,080 # 9
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Hawaii $42.91 $89,250 # 10
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New York $41.60 $86,530 # 11
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Georgia $40.55 $84,340 # 12
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Washington $38.94 $80,990 # 13
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $40.08 $83,360 # 14
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in West Virginia $41.95 $87,260 # 15
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in South Carolina $40.79 $84,850 # 16
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in North Carolina $38.73 $80,570 # 17
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Missouri $39.13 $81,400 # 18
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Vermont $38.68 $80,460 # 19
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in New Mexico $37.24 $77,450 # 20
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Kentucky $37.57 $78,150 # 21
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Delaware $36.82 $76,580 # 22
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Oregon $36.78 $76,510 # 23
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Minnesota $36.25 $75,400 # 24
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Idaho $37.20 $77,380 # 25
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Michigan $35.89 $74,650 # 26
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Ohio $38.04 $79,120 # 27
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Mississippi $36.37 $75,660 # 28
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in South Dakota $37.23 $77,450 # 29
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Nebraska $37.55 $78,110 # 30
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Kansas $35.17 $73,160 # 31
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $36.41 $75,740 # 32
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Florida $35.82 $74,510 # 33
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Maine $36.14 $75,170 # 34
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Iowa $33.89 $70,500 # 35
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Tennessee $34.72 $72,220 # 36
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Indiana $37.23 $77,450 # 37
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Wyoming $33.32 $69,300 # 38
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Utah $35.27 $73,360 # 39
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $32.67 $67,960 # 40
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in North Dakota $32.72 $68,060 # 41
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Nevada $31.48 $65,470 # 42
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Montana $33.32 $69,300 # 43
Computer Systems Engineer Salary in Louisiana $31.26 $65,030 # 44
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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